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date: 21 February 2019

Endurance 

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport
Author(s):
Lisa ToscanoLisa TOSCANO

Endurance refers to the body’s ability to sustain a physical activity, perform repetitive submaximal (i.e., not at the person’s maximum level) contractions, or exert a force for a prolonged period. The objective of endurance training is to develop the energy production systems to meet the demands of a specific activity for as long as they are required. Most often it’s a combination of energy systems that supply the fuel needed for a specific exercise. ...

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